Posts Tagged:eco

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Bottles as ‘eco bricks’

Hug It Forward is a grass-roots organization that facilitates education and awareness by empowering communities in Latin America to build ‘bottle schools’. Bottle schools are schools built using “eco-bricks”: plastic bottles stuffed with inorganic trash. Entire communities come together to build a more sustainable educational infrastructure for their future. Hug It Forward’s goal is to…

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Eco designer Michelle Brand

Michelle Brand is an eco designer maker based in Manchester, England. Her work is in direct response to environmental problems, and her inspiration evolves from the unseen beauty of everyday objects. ‘Once a plastic drinks bottle is empty it is perceived as redundant and is thrown away. I wanted to challenge this wasteful paradigm’ Michelle…

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